The Texas Women Anglers Tournament is a women's only fishing tournament in Port Aransas, Texas benefiting the Women's Shelter of South Texas.

 

 

Tournament History

The Texas Women Anglers Tournament, also known as TWAT, is a women only, family-run fishing tournament held every summer in Port Aransas, Texas. It was founded in the 1980's with the mission to raise funds for the Women's Shelter of South Texas.  

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Photo Gallery

The anglers of the TWAT tournament are always sure to entertain with their festive pirate garb & decorated boats. Get inspiration for the 2015 "throw back" theme and admire the ladies creative work from previous years. 

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Women's Shelter 

Money raised provides free, comprehensive support services for men, women, and children in the Women’s Shelter of South Texas’ twelve-county service area, which includes Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio counties.

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2014 RESULTS

55 boats // 11 Sailfish // 5 White Marlins // 9 Blue Marlins

Overall Winner:  Island Time with 436.5 points

Dorado:  First Place – Jillian Kana on the Island Time – 31.5 pounds  //  Second Place – Michelle Deagan on the Honesty – 30.5 pounds

Tuna:  First Place – Amy Urban on the Mine Time – 17.05 pounds  //  Second Place – Nikki Timberman on the Honesty – 14.10

Wahoo:  First Place – Nichole Stroman on the Sigsbee Deep – 50.75 pounds  //  Second Place – Lisa Moore on the Boomin’ It Up – 48.10 pounds

Sailfish:  First Place – Peggy Hughes on the Wildcatter – 2 releases  //  Second Place – Betty Maxwell on the Havin’ Fun – 1 release

White Marlin:  First Place – Amy Baker on the Load n Go – 1 release 8:32  //  Second Place – Molly Powell on the Bottom Dollar – 1 release 8:45

Blue Marlin:  First Place – Barbara Briggs on the Mechanical Man – 1 release 8:25  //  Second Place – Tammy Vaness on the Pinche Quick Pay – 1 release 8:28

Best Dressed Captain:  Leandro Quiroz on the Pinche Quick Pay

Best Decorated Boat:  First Place – Fin Stalker (Port Aransas, TX)  //  Second Place – Locomia (Port Aransas, TX)  //  Third Place – Wildcatter (Port Aransas, TX)